Culture, Sustainability, and Place:
Innovative Approaches for Tourism Development

11 to 13 October 2017
Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal


October 10, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshop 1: Deep Mapping with Artist’s Books
Melinda Spooner and Kathleen Scherf, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

In this full-day workshop, deep mapper Melinda Spooner and Kathleen Scherf will collaborate with participants to deep map an area of Ponta Delgada; each participant will make a deep map using found objects and drawing to represent a map of their experience in Ponta Delgada. These maps will be put into books designed and made by participants. 
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October 10, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshop 2: Walking towards a Perceptual Mosaic
Doug Buis and Ernie Kroeger, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

This full-day workshop explores and shares with participants our interest in shifting perceptions toward a deeper understanding of place. This will be done through walking, a series of exercises, and artistic interventions. The workshop participants will leave Ponta Delgada by bus and to explore selected locations in the western part of São Miguel Island, including Sete Cidades.  
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